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Although Lantern Audio has been a trusted audiobook production partner for the largest publishers in the world like Hachette, Penguin, Random House, Harper-Collins, Macmillan,  and, we recognize the importance to also cater our services to the Independent Publishing community.  We have a team dedicated to Indie authors to walk them through their choices and the process of creating and distributing their audiobooks with Lantern. All of our clients, regardless of size, have access to the same pool of voice over talent, our cutting edge studios, and our experienced production team.  We give the same care and hold the same high standards for all of our audiobook productions. To find out more about our production services go here

We recognize that many Independent Publishers and Self-Published authors don't have the connections or time to handle the mechanics and financial side of distribution of your audiobooks.  For this reason we have created a distribution platform to get your audiobooks in the hands of the major audiobook sales, streaming and library channels, including market leaders like and Apple Books.  We have even created to allow authors a distribution platform that you retain 75% of all revenue earned, allowing you the highest possible reward for the hard work you put into marketing your audiobook titles.  Whether you produced the audiobook with Lantern or not, we are happy to distribute your audiobook.  To find out more about our distribution services go here

Lantern's team is dedicated to ensure your audiobook production and distribution process is seamless.  To ensure we have you covered for all possible needs we also offer other a la carté services that you may not even know you need such as assigning an ISBN number for audiobook sales, adapting or creating your book's cover art for audiobook dimensions, and tweaking audio files to confirm to the required specifications of each distributor.  We also have a rolodex of trusted partners for help with manuscript editing, physical book printing, and any other need that might come up. Let us know how we can help!

I Want to Create an


With our audio professionals in casting, engineering and production, we make a good audiobook great from start to finish. Our casting director finds you the ideal narrator for your audiobook and our production team manages your project with the highest-quality production standards to deliver perfection to listeners' ears across the globe.

I Have an Audiobook That I Want to Distribute

Grow your audiobook’s revenue stream by utilizing our Worldwide Distribution Network. You’ll reach listeners across the globe in the retail, library and school marketplaces. You’ll receive 75% of the royalties received, quarterly royalty payments and giveaway codes to get reviews and to help you get the word out about your audiobook.

Our Partners


Lantern is a Partner Member of the Alliance of Independent Authors. Alli is is a non-profit professional association for authors who self-publish. They offer connection and collaboration, advice and education, advocacy and representation to writers who want to self-publish well. Their motto: Working together to help each other.


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Gatekeeper Press

Gatekeeper Press has helped thousands of new and veteran authors share their stories. We pair every author with a dedicated Author Manager to guarantee expert guidance and personal support from start to finish. Our authors keep 100% of their royalties and 100% of their ownership rights. Isn’t it time to share your story?

DartFrog Books

DartFrog is both an evaluator of existing indie books and a publisher of new indie titles. We were the first source that independent bookstores trusted to evaluate and select indie books for direct placement into stores. Books chosen by DartFrog now enjoy direct promotion to 40,000+ book clubs through our exclusive partnership with and access to our network of book influencers. Our wide range of publishing, editing, design and marketing services are geared to help independent authors succeed in a highly competitive marketplace. 

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Spoonbridge Press is a small, woman-owned business with a novel approach to self-publishing: we take the time to understand your needs and goals, and we provide guidance, quality control, and support every step of the way. Schedule a free author consultation to learn how we can help you publish a book you’ll be proud of.

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